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Music Schools In Utah

There are 10 accredited music schools in Utah for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. The trends in Utah's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Dixie State College of Utah

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Music Employment

Utah 320
National 63,990

Approximately 1% of the country's music professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Utah

240 370 260 340 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, music is a growing field. In Utah, 80 more music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 33% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for music professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of music professionals working around the nation.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$0 $0 $0 $0 $17,670
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by music professionals is increasing in Utah.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Utah

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 100% growth in music professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Utah state, within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid music professionals earn 381% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Utah

Liberal Arts
Music Production

In Utah, music professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited music schools in Utah is increasing. In Utah, there were 266 graduates in 2006. And there were 279 graduates from music courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Utah

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